Teaching Teens: What are They Thinking?

How many times do you wonder if they really get it? Really... what are they thinking? This session is about creative assessments and strategies that work and give the teacher/facilitator a clue. Is homework a good idea? What's a graphic organizer? Get tips of the trade from an experienced secondary teacher.

Presenter: Laura Langhoff
Laura Langhoff Arndt is the woman behind The Carpenter's Ministry Toolbox, a Christian education resource ministry whose goal is to apply current educational research and strategies to parish education. She dreams of equipping and encouraging pastors, other professional church workers, and volunteers to effectively and meaningfully educate God's children from preschool through adult. Laura is a professional educator with an M.A. in Classroom Instruction, administrative leadership experience, and holds Director of Christian Education (DCE) certification in the LCMS. She is the author of The Art of Teaching Confirmation and Bible reading workbooks for middle and high school. She lives in Rochester, MN with her husband, Kevin, and the last 2 of 8 stepchildren who haven't yet flown the coop, and enjoys painting watercolors and riding her bike.